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Family of beloved Baltimore soccer coach killed by private security guard demands justice

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Justice for Kevin march will be taking place at 6:30pm EST on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 4020 E. Lombard Street in Baltimore,…

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Making the painful history of Maryland lynchings more visible

No matter how gigantic or modest, memorials and monuments retain a certain power that we can feel when we encounter them. There are remnants of…

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‘Nuestra salud y seguridad no son prioridad aquí’: Por qué los trabajadores de Refresco se han sindicalizado

Lea este artículo en inglés Los 240 trabajadores de la mayor embotelladora independiente del mundo, Refresco, en Wharton (Nueva Jersey), llevan años luchando por mejorar…

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Fired Amazon union organizer: “We’re not able to feed ourselves”

Amazon is fighting to crush a burgeoning union wave, which had its first victory at the JFK8 warehouse on Staten Island, NY, earlier this year….

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Jackson’s long fight for environmental justice

The water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, is the latest in an arc of environmental catastrophes affecting predominantly Black communities from Flint, Michigan, to New Orleans….

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Vangela Wade: Environmental racism from Jackson to Flint

The water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, is the latest in an arc of environmental catastrophes affecting predominantly Black communities from Flint, Michigan, to New Orleans….

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Kali Akuno: Jackson’s water crisis is a harbinger of things to come

Jackson, Mississippi, remains gripped in an ongoing water crisis. The task of distributing water to local residents has been largely taken up by community organizations…

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Chris Hedges: Monarchs belong in the dustbin of history

This article originally appeared in Scheerpost on Sept. 12, 2022. It is shared here with permission. The fawning adulation of Queen Elizabeth in the United…

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Kali Akuno: Racism, Jackson’s water crisis, and the need for mass movements

Jackson, Mississippi, remains gripped in an ongoing water crisis. The task of distributing water to local residents has been largely taken up by community organizations…

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CIA targeted Black Americans for MKULTRA drug experimentation, new study says

This story originally appeared in MintPress News on Aug. 11, 2022. It is shared here with permission. By now, many will be familiar with Project…

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Black August and the fight to free political prisoners

Black August is a month-long commemoration of Black resistance against oppression, with an emphasis on Black freedom fighters and political prisoners. To this day, dozens…

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Dr. Gerald Horne on the life and legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois

Decades after his death, W.E.B Du Bois stands as one of the great intellectual giants of the 20th Century. Born in Massachussets after the Civil…

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The Chris Hedges Report: Psychology of a Klansman

On Jan. 9, 1966, the White Knights of the Mississippi Ku Klux Klan murdered the Black civil rights activist Vernon Dahmer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, after…

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‘For most of my life, whiteness was the freedom not to think about race’

As a country founded on the violence of racial slavery and genocide, the United States has yet to overcome its historical dependence on the ideology…

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Baynard Woods: ‘An Autobiography of Whiteness’

As a country founded on the violence of racial slavery and genocide, the United States has yet to overcome its historical dependence on the ideology…

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Chicago mandated contracts for domestic workers—and the results have been life changing

As of Jan. 1, 2022, a new ordinance took effect in Chicago aimed at bringing much-needed accountability to an industry that has been, by and…

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Chris Hedges on trauma and teaching writing in prison

Since 2013, Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and host of The Chris Hedges Report, has taught college courses in drama, literature, philosophy, and history at East…

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Olayemi Olurin: ‘If we can abolish slavery, the prison system is not untouchable’

Breathless media coverage of a purported “crime wave” is galvanizing the right and prompting reactionary calls for expanding policing and the prison-industrial complex. Already, just…

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How Georgia’s Latinx community is working to ‘out-organize’ voter suppression

Georgians went to the polls in record numbers during the May 24 primary ahead of the crucial 2022 midterm elections, despite renewed GOP efforts to suppress the…

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Pope’s apology is a start, but the Church has a long way to go to atone for the horrors of Indian boarding schools

Indigenous people have long stressed the unspeakable horrors of residential (boarding) schools in North America. Last year, those horrors were made inescapably real for many…

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‘The residential school era did not end’ for Indigenous people

Indigenous people have long stressed the unspeakable horrors of residential (boarding) schools in North America. Last year, those horrors were made inescapably real for many…

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Buffalo gunman’s racism directly tied to mainstreaming of white nationalism, say critics

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on May 15, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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